Willie Coffey MSP

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Willie Coffey MSP

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  • Member for: Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) We are having this debate at a time when female employment in Scotland, at 1.25 million, is the highest that it has ever been. Probably more significantly, the employment rate is higher for women in Scotland than for women in the other countries of the UK, and the corresponding unemployment and inac...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 August 2014 : Thursday, August 14, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) I am a poor substitute for my colleague Stewart Stevenson, but we will hear from him in a minute or two.

It is appropriate to have this debate and celebration of Scotland’s culture in the middle of the Edinburgh festival. The fringe is the biggest arts festival in the world and, when you ...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) In an independent Scotland, will the Scottish Government give a commitment to end current UK employment practices that see people—in particular, young people—being exploited through low wages and poor conditions of service?



European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) Stewart Maxwell’s report is extensive. I am taken aback by the breadth and depth of the subjects that it covers. I looked through the report to see whether mention is made of broadband infrastructure, which is a subject that has featured regularly at the committee. Does the Committee of the Regions ...

European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey That would be great.



European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey On the first item that is noted in the paper—the structural and investment funds—members will recall the youth employment initiative and see the item relating to that on page 5 of the paper.

I hope that that will make an impact in the south-west of Scotland and Ayrshire, which I represent...

European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey We will also keep an eye on the youth employment initiative.



European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey The bulletin mentions access to finance for research and innovation. Members will see that, through the Commission and the European Investment Bank, there is a potential pot of €24 billion for research and innovation for small and medium-sized enterprises. The question is how we ensure that companie...

European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey A favourite issue of Helen Eadie’s was how to get hold of that type of information and make it easy to understand and easy to apply for funds. Helen always, quite rightly, raised the issue at committee of how Scotland gets access to available funds. That particular fund is entirely demand driven, so...

European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Willie Coffey I would like to open up a little discussion about Scotland’s role in the European Union as an independent nation and the influence that we might bring to bear as a small member state. You cannot have failed to read or hear about the spat that involves the UK Prime Minister and Jean-Claude Juncker. I...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-11023.1 Mary Fee: Housing Supply—As an amendment to motion S4M-11023 in the name of Margaret Bu
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NoDefeated

S4M-11023.3 Alex Johnstone: Housing Supply—As an amendment to motion S4M-11023 in the name of Marg
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NoDefeated

S4M-11023.2 Jim Hume: Housing Supply—As an amendment to motion S4M-11023 in the name of Margaret Bur
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NoDefeated

S4M-11023 Margaret Burgess: Housing Supply—That the Parliament recognises that housing is and will
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YesCarried

S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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NoDefeated

S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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NoDefeated

S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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NoDefeated

S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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YesCarried

S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-10321: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10186: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09679: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08817: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08376: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08319: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08271: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07822: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07817: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06603: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03579: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03567: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03430: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03391: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03264: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03131: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03109: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02951: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19744: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02872: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2014 Show Full Question >>

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